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On August 14 last year, southwest Haiti was struck hard by a 7.2 earthquake, and thousands were left homeless and injured. Compassion Haiti and our local church partners, already on the ground, responded immediately—and with your incredible generosity, began providing much-needed medical care as well as safe water and food. There was still much to […]
This season can feel overwhelming in its demands on our time, energy, and generosity. In those moments, it’s helpful to remember that the enormous love of God arrived in modest packaging. Jesus came as a baby in the humbleness of a manger and the obscurity of the small town of Bethlehem. The Christmas story reminds […]
Each year, we are blown away by the many ways that passionate Canadians come alongside us to use their creativity, unique gifts and talents to engage in the fight against poverty. We’ve linked arms with friends, partners and burden-bearers who have become Compassion Ambassadors. They are ministry leaders, worship leaders, artists, entrepreneurs, business owners, bestselling […]
There is something in your home that contributes to keeping you healthy more than you would ever give it credit for. What is that life-saving item? Your toilet. Though many of us wouldn’t have our toilet listed at the top of our daily gratitude list, it is something that is absolutely a critical part of […]
At Compassion, we are privileged to connect with some awesome Canadian kids and teenagers. Their creativity, passion and heart for others is inspiring to say the least. Today, we’d love to introduce you to Joshua from Ontario and Cayna from New Brunswick who are both sponsors and volunteers with Compassion. Their stories might just spark […]
Sports is a vital physical activity that propels development, fun and produces valuable skills. The 2021 Olympics is around the corner, so we rounded up five Compassion kids involved in sports in their various countries. Carmen, 16, is a national gymnastics champion who portrays her love for God and sports exceptionally despite facing barriers like […]
Jonah and the whale. Daniel and the lion’s den. Esther saving her people. David facing Goliath. These are all beloved Bible stories for children and are guaranteed to come up when you ask a Sunday school class what their favourite stories are. One story you would not expect to be a 13-year-old’s favourite is the […]
Resonance. It’s a musical term that captures the impact of a note after it has been played or sung. How that note interacts with time and space. The right frequency for maximum amplification. If there is one thing the Concert of Hope knows how to utilize, it’s resonance. With a world-class collection of artists and […]
In 2020, we launched our brand-new, online fundraising platform. We asked Canadians to join us in a goal of raising $100,000 for our COVID-19 relief fund through online fundraisers. And we were blown away by the response—together raising over $105,000! We wanted to introduce you to some of our amazing Canadian fundraisers and give you a peek into the creative ways they set out to bring practical help and hope to children and families in poverty during COVID-19.
Compassion Canada’s Executive Director of Partner Relations, Jamie MacIntosh, recently joined the Word Made Digital podcast with Joanna la Fleur to discuss Compassion’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and why unity among organizations is so critical during this unprecedented time.